Planning and Reporting
The Public Utilities Commission shall annually hold public hearings to review, update and adopt:
A Long-Term Capital Improvement Program, covering projects during the next 10-year period; including cost estimates and schedules.
A Long-Range Financial Plan, for a 10-year period, including estimates of operation and maintenance expenses, repair and replacement costs, debt costs and rate increase requirements.
A Long-Term Strategic Plan, setting forth strategic goals and objectives and establishing performance standards as appropriate.
The Capital Improvement Program and Long-Range Financial Plan shall serve as a basis and supporting documentation for the Commission’s capital budget, the issuance of revenue bonds, other forms of indebtedness and execution of governmental loans under this Charter.
Citizens’ Advisory Committee
The Board of Supervisors, in consultation with the General Manager of the Public Utilities Commission, shall establish by ordinance a Citizens’ Advisory Committee to provide recommendations to the General Manager of the Public Utilities Commission, the Public Utilities Commission and the Board of Supervisors.
(Added November 2002)